Some articles on century, twentieth century:
... has been featured by Kurumada in this story, who in the eighteenth century was known as Tenma ... later that she has battled Hades in the age of myth, then in the fifteenth century, eighteenth century and finally in the twentieth century ... She battled Poseidon in the twentieth century, 2000 years after their battle in the region of Attica ...
... and technology from about the tenth century to about the fifteenth century ... technological activity in China dwindled, however, after the 14th century ... In the nineteenth century, the trauma of repeated defeat at the hands of Western invaders (in 1840-41 and 1860) finally convinced some Chinese leaders of the need to master foreign ...
... the North Atlantic SST anomaly at the end of the twentieth century is equally divided between the externally forced component and internally generated variability, and that the current peak is similar to middle ...
... The Pilgrims' Square, where approximately 20,000 people assemble every year to celebrate the July church festival, has been restored ... For the festival, about 40 companies of pilgrims arrive on foot each year ...
... that are the core of zoo exhibits since the late eighteenth century members of this group are invariably large vertebrates and include elephants ... The first European "zoos" spread amongst noble and royal families in the thirteenth century, and until the seventeenth century were called seraglios at that time ... the Tower of London in a seraglio established by King John in the thirteenth century, probably stocked with animals from an earlier menagerie started in 1125 by Henry I at his palace in Woodstock ...
Famous quotes related to twentieth century:
“The nineteenth century planted the words which the twentieth ripened into the atrocities of Stalin and Hitler. There is hardly an atrocity committed in the twentieth century that was not foreshadowed or even advocated by some noble man of words in the nineteenth.”
—Eric Hoffer (19021983)
“Predatory capitalism created a complex industrial system and an advanced technology; it permitted a considerable extension of democratic practice and fostered certain liberal values, but within limits that are now being pressed and must be overcome. It is not a fit system for the mid- twentieth century.”
—Noam Chomsky (b. 1928)
“In the twentieth century one of the most personal relationships to have developed is that of the person and the state.... Its become a fact of life that governments have become very intimate with people, most always to their detriment.”
—E.L. (Edgar Lawrence)
“The phenomenon of nature is more splendid than the daily events of nature, certainly, so then the twentieth century is splendid.”
—Gertrude Stein (18741946)
“In the twentieth century, death terrifies men less than the absence of real life. All these dead, mechanized, specialized actions, stealing a little bit of life a thousand times a day until the mind and body are exhausted, until that death which is not the end of life but the final saturation with absence.”
—Raoul Vaneigem (b. 1934)